Cindy Chen

Cindy Chen

Professor, Finance (FIN)
Email: cindy.chen@csulb.edu
Campus Phone: 562.985.5072
Office: COB-417 (Hours)

Cindy Chen joined the department of Finance as an assistant professor in 2006. She has her Bachelor's degree in Banking, MA in Economics and Phd in Finance.

International Finance, Corporate Finance, Applied Statistics

Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation, Currency Risk Exposure, Market Efficiency

  • PhD, Kent State University, 2006
    Major/Concentration: Finance
  • Master, Kent State University, 2002
    Major/Concentration: Economics
  • Bachelor, Jilin University, 1999
    Major/Concentration: Banking
    Academic
  • CSULB (2017 - Present) Professor
  • CSULB (2012 - 2017) Associate Professor
  • CSULB (2006 - 2012) Assistant Professor
  • Research Assistant, and Instructor at Kent State University (2000 - 2006) Teaching Assistant
  • "Revisiting Fama-French’s Asset Pricing Model with an MCB Volatility Risk Factor", Journal of Risk Finance, Jul-2020
  • "Managerial overconfidence, internal financing, and investment efficiency: evidence from China", Research in International Business and Finance, Jan-2019
  • "Downward Wage Rigidity in American Technology Firm", Corporate Ownership and Control (Journal of), Oct-2018
  • "The Pivotal Role of In-Class Exercises in Flipped Classrooms: The Engagement of Students' Active Learning in an Introductory Finance Course", Journal of Financial Education , Dec-2017
  • "College Challenge to Ensure Timely Graduation: Understanding College Students' Mindsets during the Financial Crisis", Journal of Education for Business , Jan-2016
  • "Six Highlights of Financial Restatements from 2000 to 2011", Management Accounting Quarterly , Dec-2015
  • "Book-to-market ratio, default risk and return implications: from a negative perspective", Finsia Journal of Applied Finance 3 (The), Jan-2015
  • "Exploring International Investment Through a Classroom Portfolio Simulation Project", Journal of Teaching in International Business , Jan-2013
  • "A re-examination of firm's attributes and share returns: Evidence from the Chinese A-shares market", International Review of Financial Analysis , Jan-2013
  • "Two proxies for shareholder influence: a case of payout policy", Corporate Ownership and Control (Journal of), Jan-2012
  • "Currency Risk Exposure of Chinese Corporations", Research in International Business and Finance, Jan-2011
  • "Efficiency and Its Determinants in the Pharmaceutical Industries: Ownership, R & D, and Scale Economy", Applied Economics, Dec-2010
  • "Who Can Benefit From Caliber IPO Underwriters? - Issuers or Initial Subscribers", Journal of Financial and Economic Practice, Dec-2010
  • "Executive Compensation and the Impact of SEC Disclosure Requirements", Decision Sciences Institute, Jan-2010
  • "The Asymmetric Effect of Non-recurring Gains and Losses On Chinese Executive Compensations", Hong Kong Economic Association , Xiamen, China , Jan-2018
  • "A Case from China: Managerial Overconfidence, Internal Financing and Investment Efficiency", International Conference on Economics and Finance Research , Kyoto, Japan , Jan-2017
  • "The Pivotal Role of In-Class-Exercises in Flipped Classrooms: The Engagement of Students' Active Learning in an Introductory Finance Course", Western Decision Science Institute (WDSI) Meeting , Las Vegas, NV , Jan-2016
  • "Is Currency Risk Translated To Chinese Processing Trade Exporters?", The Chinese Economist Society , Chongqing, China , Jan-2015
  • "Detecting Earnings Management Based on The Quality of Total Accruals", Western Decision Science Institute , Napa, CA , Jan-2014
  • "Evidence of Financial Restatements and Sarbanes-Oxley Act", Western Decision Science Institute (WDSI) Meeting , Jan-2013
  • "How are Business College Students Reacting to the Economic Meltdown?", Hawaii International Conference on Business , Jan-2012
  • "The Impact of 2006 SEC Executive Compensation Disclosure Requirements on Pay-for-Performance Relationship", Hawaii International Conference on Business , Jan-2012
  • "The Impact of 2006 SEC Executive Compensation Disclosure Requirements On Pay-for-performance Relationship", CBA Research Colloquia , Jan-2012
  • "Predicting the Changes in the Dow Jones Industrial Aveage Components", MTMI-NIT International Conference on Global issues , Jan-2010
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